Meet The Expert


Manager of Compliance + Legal Affairs

Jessica has been working in the drug testing and background screening industries for nearly a decade, providing expertise in compliance and legal matters. She joined Hound Labs with the goal of being able to use her experience and knowledge to advance technology that she believes will help employers and law enforcement adapt to the changing legislative landscape.

Jessica’s blogs will reflect her experience and her insight into how employers, employees, and communities may be impacted by new and changing laws.

Cannabis legalization

Cannabis Legislation Trends: Political Shock Value No More

The times of a one-size-fits-all cannabis workplace policy have ended. A recent use breath test can help employers adapt to stay competitive in the job market.

Cannabis Legalization

Cannabis Reform: Movement and Stalls Across the U.S.

As reform efforts continue, July Fourth was the second-highest cannabis sales day of 2021 in states where medical and/or recreational use are legal.


Looking Deeper at the Legal Effects of Cannabis Legalization

An interview with John Thomas, employment lawyer at McGuireWoods, who advises employers on countless legal issues, litigates on their behalf, and understands how cannabis legalization continues to impact both employers and employees.